Iq1004 | IQ1004 | Walden University



For this Assessment, you will consider implicit and explicit  messages, overt and subtle cues, and communication behaviors that should  be clearly addressed as unacceptable in the workplace.

Submission Length: 4 items, with responses ranging in length from 1–2 paragraphs per item.

Professional Skills: Written Communication, Information Literacy, Engaging Multiple Social and Cultural Perspectives, and Inquiry and Analysis are assessed in this Competency.



To complete the Assessment, do the following:

  • Be sure to adhere to the indicated length for each item.
  • Download the IQ1004 Written Response Template, which contains the rubric, and answer each question in 1–2 paragraphs.
  • Download the Academic Writing Expectations Checklist to review prior to submitting your Assessment.
  • Think of a time when you or someone you know either experienced or witnessed harassment in the workplace.  

Before submitting your Assessment, carefully review the rubric. This  is the same rubric the Assessor will use to evaluate your submission and  it provides detailed criteria describing how to achieve or master the  Competency. Many students find that understanding the requirements of  the Assessment and the rubric criteria help them direct their focus and  use their time most productively.

All submissions must follow the academic writing expectations.  Properly formatted APA citations and references must be provided where  appropriate. Submissions that do not meet these expectations will be  returned without scoring.